Judge orders Starbucks to reinstate seven fired baristas

In the face of a virulent anti-union campaign led by Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz, the ruling marks a crucial victory for campaign to unionize Starbucks, one of the most promising movements that U.S. labor has seen in a generation.

Student, 20, makes $110 million trading meme stock Bed Bath & Beyond

Jake Freeman had amassed a 6.2 percent stake in the struggling housewares chain before the share price skyrocketed.

Mortgage rates wander lower after weeks of volatility

The 30-year fixed average drifted down to 5.13 percent this week.

Why Bed Bath & Beyond shares spiked more than 350 percent this month

The housewares chain is the latest brick-and-mortar brand to move into meme-stock terrain on the power of online message boards.

Lawsuit alleges Booz Allen employee lost job over remote work for migraines

Deirdre Cosmann says Booz Allen discriminated and retaliated against her because she requested to work remotely six to eight days a month to ease her migraines.

From Sriracha to soba: Why our favorite foods are in short supply

Consumers around the world are experiencing shortages of their favorite foods due to the Ukraine war, cost of living crisis, inflation and coronavirus pandemic.

Walgreens, CVS and Walmart ordered to pay $650 million in opioid lawsuit

A jury previously found that the pharmacy chains bore some responsibility for flooding Ohio's Lake and Trumbull counties with prescription painkillers.

How lipstick and underwear can predict the economy

From lipstick sales to sold-out frozen pizza the weird ways people's spending indicate the health of the economy.

Lowe’s becomes latest employer to give workers inflation bonuses

These bonuses will give a boost to workers at a time when food and housing costs remain high, disproportionately affecting the lowest income households.
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Congrats on your first job! Here’s what to do with your money.

The five best financial moves to make after landing your first full-time job.

Lender Mariner Finance accused of predatory practices by five states, D.C.

A subprime lender featured in a Washington Post story faces a lawsuit from five states over allegations that the company pads customer bills without their knowledge and deceptively induces them to refinance their debts.

Elon Musk says tweet on Manchester United purchase was a joke

Musk, who has a history of irreverent tweets, had expressed interest in purchasing the storied but troubled soccer club that Forbes values at $4.6 billion.

5 ways the Inflation Reduction Act could save you money

Here’s a look at how the Inflation Reduction Act could affect your family’s finances, both now and in the future.

Dodge will retire Charger and Challenger, its muscle car mainstays

“End of an era”: The company that helped give rise to a generation of cars with powerful engines and muscular styling is moving to cleaner-powered vehicles.

China’s surprise rate cut, economic slowdown send oil prices plunging

Oil prices fell 4.6 percent on the prospect of lower demand, pushing West Texas Intermediate crude to $88 a barrel.

2 million MamaRoo infant swings recalled due to strangulation risk

Pittsburgh-based 4moms has received two reports of crawling babies who got entangled in dangling straps, including one who died, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission says.
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